Reunion Logistics and Details

Register for Reunion WeekendGetting to St. Olaf

EcoTrans, a privately owned shuttle service in Northfield, is available for fee-based transportation to and from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport: 507-664-3859, goecotrans.com.

Check-In

Find a convenient place to park and make your way to Buntrock Commons Crossroads to check in for the weekend. Grab your weekend schedule of events and name tags. If you signed up for housing, your room assignment has been set for you. If you are registering onsite, housing assignments will be made at the time of check in.

Registration Hours

Buntrock Commons, Crossroads

Thursday 3-9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

After checking in at Buntrock Commons, head to your residence hall to settle into your room. We will have staff ready to help you with your bags.

On-Campus Housing

In order to make this a very special weekend and help bring back memories of your college days, our office has hired student staff to prepare various rooms in campus residence halls for your stay and your comfort. Our goal is to provide a pleasant on campus housing experience at an affordable price. Each class has been assigned a particular residence hall. Hall lounges will be available for informal gatherings.

The cost is $38 per person per night.

Housing Description

Most rooms are furnished with two single beds. If you register alone, no one else will be assigned to your room. Bed linens (a pillow, sheets, and a blanket), towels, and a washcloth are furnished. For your added comfort, you may wish to bring an extra towel, a blanket, hangers, an alarm clock, a fan, a hair dryer, or a reading light. Note that the rooms in Ytterboe may be cool and you may wish to bring an extra blanket.

There will not be an extra charge for children who share their parents’ room; however they will need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow (this option not available for adults). If you need a separate room for your children, you will be charged $38 per child per night. Bathrooms are not located in individual rooms. Floor bathrooms will be designated for men only or women only. Keys are not issued, so please leave your valuables at home. Pets are not permitted in the residence halls.

If you have special housing needs, please email reunion@stolaf.edu or call 888-865-6537.

Other Housing Options

There are numerous hotels, motels, and bed-and-breakfasts in the surrounding area, including: AmericInn, Archer House, Country Inn of Northfield, and Americas Best Value Inn and Suites (formerly Super 8).

Parking

Parking is available in designated parking lots and parking spaces across campus. Parking permits are not required. Once you find a parking space, we recommend taking advantage of the On-Call Shuttle and the Northfield Ole Shuttle.

On-Call Shuttle

The On-Call Campus Shuttle will pick you up and bring you where you need to go on campus. This service is available at 507-786-6880 or dial 6880 from any campus phone.

The On-Call shuttle runs:

Thursday 3 p.m.-midnight
Friday 7 a.m.-midnight
Saturday 6:30 a.m.-midnight
Sunday 7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Northfield Ole Shuttle

The Northfield Ole Shuttle will run continuously to and from downtown Northfield and pick-up and drop-off in the circle in front of Buntrock Commons.

The Northfield Ole Shuttle will run:

Friday and Saturday 3 p.m.-2 a.m.

Pets on Campus Grounds

We request that you do not bring any animals other than service animals.

Special Accommodations

Contact the Alumni and Parent Relations Office early if you or any of your guests require special accommodations for the weekend. Campus wheelchairs are limited to emergency use only. If you need a wheelchair for use throughout the weekend, you will
need to make arrangements with your local medical supply store. If you have special dietary needs, indicate them on your reservation form or attach a note when you make your reservations.

Recreation

Skoglund Athletic Center and Tostrud Center are open limited hours on Friday for use and touring. The fitness room, indoor track, tennis courts, pool, and racquetball courts are open Friday, but only Skoglund Center will be available on Saturday for pool use.

The outdoor tennis courts next to Skoglund Center are open all weekend, as well as the trails around campus and the Frisbee golf course. The climbing wall is not available for use.

Your Weekend, Your Schedule

The schedule purposefully leaves plenty of room for you to plan your own reunion. The advantage of bringing Reunion Weekend back to campus and Northfield means there’s room for long walks in Norway Valley, shopping trips in town or the campus bookstore, and time to explore, wander, and have real conversations with friends old and new.


Questions?

888-865-6537
reunion@stolaf.edu

Space cannot be guaranteed after May 12, 2017. Register today!